Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Outpatients Floor B

Glossop Rd

Sheffield S10 2JF

In which department would a tinnitus patient's first appointment be?

ENT or Neurotology

What is the average waiting time for a patient's first appointment (in weeks):

Less than 18 weeks

To access the tinnitus service, does a patient need to have had an ENT appointment first?

Yes

After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:

It depends on grading of severity. Mild go to group information, moderate to Specialist Audiologist, severe cases to hearing therapy

What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):

8 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant
  • Hearing Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators- to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – on loan
  • Pillow speakers – to keep
  • CDs – on loan

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Relaxation classes
  • Stress management